St Lucia drops testing
After allowing raid tests as well as PCR tests only a few weeks ago, St Lucia is now ditching pre-travel testing and quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers. To qualify you must present your vaccination proof at check-in for your flight. You will also need to show it again when you arrive.
To be fully vaccinated it must be at least two weeks has since the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or since a single-dose vaccine.
Unvaccinated travellers aged five and older must have a valid negative PCR test carried out within five days of departure.
Hyatt adds all-inclusive options
World of Hyatt members will soon be able to earn and redeem points at more than 100 luxury all-inclusive resorts across seven brands within the AMR Collection portfolio. The resorts will join the program in phases, with six Cancun resorts having just joined World of Hyatt, followed by more Americas resorts joining the program on 9 May, and many European resorts joining soon.
The seven brands that will join World of Hyatt include Secrets Resorts & Spas, Dreams Resorts & Spas, Breathless Resorts & Spas, Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resorts, Alua Hotels & Resorts, Sunscape Resorts & Spas, and the new Vivid Hotel & Resorts brand, which is coming soon. With the addition of these resort brands, members will have access to one of the largest portfolios of luxury all-inclusive resorts in the world across nine brands in total, including Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara.
What this means for World of Hyatt members
More than 100 resorts joining the program in phases mean more than 100 new reasons to travel:
Whether taking a much-needed family vacation, celebrating a destination wedding, or attending a corporate event, World of Hyatt members longing for an all-inclusive stay will be able to earn and redeem points and enjoy in-hotel benefits in new destinations, starting with six resorts in the Cancun area on April 4:
As part of the phased approach, 50+ Americas resorts are expected to join the loyalty program on 9 May.
The European resorts are expected to join the program soon in cities throughout Greece and Spain.
A New All-Inclusive Award Chart to Maximize Your Travel:
With more than 100 resorts joining the loyalty program as part of these phases, World of Hyatt has introduced a new all-inclusive award chart, designed specifically for members to make the most of their membership across nine all-inclusive resort brands, including Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara.
The new all-inclusive award chart features Categories A through F. Members can redeem World of Hyatt points for Standard Room, Standard Suite and Premium Suite Free Night Award options. More information about this new all-inclusive award chart can be found at hyatt.com/newbrands.